The workshop recognised that a large portion of people on the autism spectrum have high anxiety levels.
This workshop presents what a person with anxiety looks like at different levels, and what support staff should do when an individual is at these different levels. The workshop also looks at how we can get a person to identify that they are stressed and what and how to teach then to reduce their stress.
What to do when a person is escalating at each level
How to develop self-identification skills
What to teach an individual to manage their stress
How to teach a person to calm and
Developing a 5-Point Plan to communicate this
It is recommended that participants that attend this workshop also attend ‘Proactive Prevention of Meltdowns for people on the Autism Spectrum’.
This workshop links to the Australian Professional Standards for Teacher 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1,3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.4. Participants will receive a certificate on the day identifying these standards and the hours of the workshop.